PRODUCTION: Stanko in Preproduction

{mosimage}BRATISLAVA: Rasto Boros is preparing to shoot the feature film Stanko in Slovakia, Austria and Italy in summer-fall 2012. On the background of the topic of human trafficking, this road…

FNE at Art Film Fest: Old Souls’s Day

BRATISLAVA: As part of the cycle CineStories/ Filmoviedky on Slovak Television (, Stanislav Párnický's Dusicky seniorov/Old Souls's Day follows the destinies of a community living in a retirement home following…

FNE at Art Film Fest: Fair Play

BRATISLAVA: Fair Play is a 52 minute documentary portrait by director/scriptwriter Arnold Kojnok of the important Slovak artist Julius Koller. It screens in the Slovak Season section of Art Film…

FNE at Art Film Fest: Bells of Happiness

BRATISLAVA: At the heart of Bells of Happiness, a 70 minute documentary directed by Jana Bucka and Marek Sulik, are Mariena and Roman, two Roma cousins connected by their admiration…

FNE at Art Film Fest: Tigers in the City

BRATISLAVA: Tigers in the City, the 90 minute debut of Juraj Krasnohorsky, follows three friends in their late 20's as they try to find their soul mates against the menacing…

FNE at Art Film Fest: Dancing on Broken Glass

BRATISLAVA: Drawing from folkdancing's musical tradition, Marek Ťapak's film Dancing on Broken Glass (screening in the Slovak Season section at Art Film Festival 16-23 June 2012, is based on…

FESTIVALS: Twelve Films Compete at Art Film Festival

Twelve films representing 17 countries will compete for the Blue Angel in the the International Competition of Feature Films of the 20th Art Film Fest, running from 16 to 23…


BRATISLAVA: Jaroslav Vojtek (The Border) started shooting his first feature in May 2012. If in his documentary Unwanted Children/ Nechcené deti (2001) he was dealing with children from foster homes,…

FESTIVALS: Europeans Dominate Art Film Fest Competition

As in previous years, the centrepiece of the 20th Art Film Fest (, running from 16 to 23 June in Trenčianske Teplice and Trenčín, will be the International Competition of…

FESTIVALS: Anniversary Screening for Sun in a Net

BRATISLAVA: Slovakia will commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Sun in a Net with a gala premiere of the digitally restored version of the classic film by Stefan Uher at…

PRODUCTION: I Mean It, Lord in Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Iva Kúšiková finished principal shooting I Mean It, Lord, a TV documentary on the deportation of nuns into labour camps in the 1950's, and began editing in…

FESTIVALS: Art Film Fest Presents New Slovak Films

A selection of new Slovak films will be screened in the Slovak Season section of the Art Film Fest ( taking place 16-23 June in Trencianske Teplice and Trencin, Slovakia.

PRODUCTION: Sulik Documentary in Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: Martin Sulik (Gypsy, The City of the Sun) is in postproduction with A Pilgrim through Slovak Times,a 52 minute documentary on the director, screenwriter, playwright, art director and ethnographist…

PRODUCTION: Documentary Comeback in Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Miro Remo is in postproduction with the documentary Comeback, a social study of the world of prisoners following the life of two repeat offenders as they make…

PRODUCTION: Fine, Thanks in Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Matyas Prikler is in the sound mixing stage with Fine, Thanks, a film investigating the way the financial crisis is affecting the intimate lives of the people,…

FNE at Cannes IFF 2012: Slovak Film in Cannes

{mosimage}CANNES: It´s CANNES time again, and we very much hope you will come and visit us in the friendly and optimistic CZECH & SLOVAK pavilion # 132 in the International…

The Confidant Opens in Slovakia

{mosimage}BRATISLAVA: Juraj Nvota's latest film The Confidant which premiered in Slovakia on 19 April with 9,000 admissions on opening weekened, reached attendance of 21,000 in its first three weeks. The…

FNE Interview with Slovak Best Film Winner Michal Kollar

{mosimage}BRATISLAVA: Slovak producer Michal Kollar was recently awarded Slovakia's national Oscar equivalent, Best Film at Then Sun in a Net ( awards for The House by Zuzana Liova. Kollar is…

Gypsy, The House Tie for Slovak Film Awards

{mosimage}BRATISLAVA: The House and Gypsy each won six prizes at The Sun in a Net, Slovakia's biannual national film awards which took place on 17 April 2012.

Gypsy, The House Dominate Sun in Net Nominations

{mosimage}BRATISLAVA: The House ( directed by Zuzana Liova and Gypsy ( directed by Martin Sulik each received 12 nominations for the 2012 Slovak national film awards, Sun in a Net,…